Wheelchair Accessible Housing – live online course


To gain an in-depth understanding of the standards for wheelchair accessible housing in Approved Document M (AD M), Volume 1 Category 3.

Course dates

  • Next dates are to be confirmed. Please email training@cae.org.uk to register your interest for this course or to discuss a bespoke session.

About the course

This virtual course is aimed at access professionals, architects, occupational therapists, designers, building control officers, planners, developers and housing providers who need to fully understand the technical details contained within Category 3, and the key differences between the design of ‘wheelchair adaptable’ and ‘wheelchair accessible’ dwellings. The programme has an interactive workshop format, with practical exercises to ensure understanding in particular of the more complex requirements for Category 3 kitchens and bathrooms.
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand how the new standards will be applied and the roles of planning and building control authorities.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the technical requirements of AD M Category 3 and the difference between ‘wheelchair adaptable’ and ‘wheelchair accessible’ dwellings.

When completing the booking form for this course, you can select the date you wish to attend. The training is from 10:30am to 4pm, and is delivered on Zoom.


The course fee is £375

Need more information?

Please contact us if you have any additional questions or require more information about this course.


The Centre for Accessible Environments reserves the right to change, postpone or cancel any event with reasonable notice. Please do not confirm or finalise any travel arrangements or accommodation bookings until you have been given confirmation by the CAE that the course will go ahead as planned.
In case of force majeure, CAE have the right to alter or cancel the event without prior notice, however a notice of the occurrence shall be given by CAE as soon as reasonably possible.